The broad purpose of the Mutual Images journal is the analysis and discussion of the everchanging, multidimensional relations between Europe and Asia, and between specific European countries or regions and specific Asian countries or regions. It is an open source, peer-reviewed, international journal.
We are pleased to inform you of the publication of the 2nd volume of Mutual Images Journal: Japanese pop culture in Europe today: economic challenges, mediated notions, future opportunities.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
|Cartoons vs. Manga Movies: A Brief History of Anime in the UK
Manuel Hernandez Perez, Kevin Corstorphine, Darren Stephens
|Brokers of “Japaneseness:” Bringing table-top J-RPGs to the “West”
|The Anime VHS Home Video Market in France
|Dragon Ball Popularity in Spain Compared to Current Delocalized Models of Consumption How Dragon Ball developed from a regionally-based complex system into a nationwide social phenomenon
José Andrés Santiago Iglesias
|Japanese Pop Culture, Identification, and Socialization: The Case of an Italian Web-Community
Fabio Palumbo, Domenica Gisella Calabrò
|Beyond Time & Culture: The Revitalisation of Old Norse Literature and History in Yukimura Makoto’s Vinland Saga
|The End of Cool Japan: Ethical, Legal, and Cultural Challenges to Japanese Popular Culture – Mark McLelland
|The Visual Language of Comics: Introduction to the Structure and Cognition of Sequential Images – Neil Cohn